Let’s simply say it’s been busy instances over right here (Twitter being fully unusable has helped productiveness although!)
On Tuesday, we launched the primary draft of The TechCrunch List, a verified, curated listing of buyers who’ve demonstrated a dedication to first checks and main rounds from seed via development, organized by market vertical. We constructed that listing off of the suggestions of greater than 1,200+ founders who had submitted their info to TechCrunch over the previous month. We additionally printed an inventory of the 11 buyers with probably the most constructive founder suggestions.
The VCs who founders love probably the most
Well, the launch was an amazing success, with tens of 1000’s of individuals utilizing the List on simply the primary day. Our hope is that it turns into a everlasting software within the chest for each founder trying to increase capital.
Now, we have to additional revise it. In the 24 hours after we printed the primary draft of the List, we obtained one other 600 founder suggestions, or about 50% of the whole we obtained over the whole previous month earlier than launch. If you have been certainly one of these founders: thanks for serving to different founders determine the VCs which are keen to take the ambition to be first and/or to steer a enterprise spherical.
If you’re a founder and wish to submit a suggestion, please achieve this! The extra info now we have accessible, the higher we might help everybody fundraise.
All that mentioned although, now we have lots of work to do to catch up. We rigorously take into account each suggestion and all of the feedback we obtain to pick every investor on The TechCrunch List. That makes the List precious, but it surely takes severe time to make adjustments and guarantee their accuracy.
We intend to launch our second revision of the List subsequent week, which can possible have not less than a few dozen new buyers which have come to our consideration.
In the meantime, now we have posted a FAQ web page with a bunch of solutions to questions we obtained concerning the List. If you will have questions, it’s a nice first place to begin.
Announcing The TechCrunch List, a founder-friendly listing of first verify and lead VCs